A Community Place

Advisor: Matt Keadle
Student leader: Lilly Taing

A Community Place student organization serves the homeless, working poor, seniors and children in the neighborhood by providing healthy bag lunches, bus tokens and taxi vouchers for appointments, referrals to jobs, health centers, shelters and food or clothing distributors. The student group packs lunches in room 103 of the University Religious Center on campus each Thursday from 5 – 6 pm. Hours ACP is open (in the patio of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church directly across from Gate 6 on Vermont) are determined by the student team each year.


Advisor: T.B.D.
Student leader: Sang Ji (Emily) Park


Advisor: T.B.D.
Student leader: Ritika Barakol
USC Heartfulness helps students reduce stress and improve focus by offering free meditation sessions to explore the unlimited resources of the heart.

Loving Heart Society

Advisor: Lin Xiao
Student leader: Cong Wu

Native American Student Union

Advisor: Karras Wilson
Student leader: T.B.D.

USC Interfaith Council

Advisor: Associate Dean Jim Burklo (213) 740-6110
Student leader: Briana Trujillo

The Interfaith Council is a group of 20 students who are chosen (by their peers to represent many traditions of spiritual belief and practice that have groups functioning at USC. They take leadership in campus-wide interfaith programming and in representing student religious organizations to Student Senate and other administrative bodies. Every Tues, 7 pm, URC 104.

USC Yoga & Service Club

Director: Rachana Rathi
Student Leader: Anil Ramakrishna

USC Yoga and Service Club is the student outreach of the Art of Living Foundation, and offers programs on and off campus designed to assist students of any religious background to enhance their spiritual, emotional, and physical wellbeing through meditation and other spiritual practices as taught by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder.

Music Meditation Club

Director: Jaya Chaitanya Das

Experience the power of music to evoke spirituality with the Music Meditation Club.